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Enjoy a great day out at Ripon Races

Ripon RacesMinster FM is proud to be working in partnership with Ripon Races to offer you a fantastic season of Racing for 2017.

Ripon Racecourse never fails to impress year on year with its outstanding backdrop and exciting atmosphere. Ripon Racecourse, commonly referred to as ‘Yorkshire’s Garden Racecourse’, is in one of the country’s most beautiful and historic cities. Ripon Racecourse offers a fantastic affordable day out and great value for money. Whether you are coming for day's racing and a nice meal with your partner, a stag or hen party with friends or a fun day out with the kids, there is something for all the family to enjoy. It is proud to announce it has retained its crown as ‘Best Small Racecourse in Northern England’ once again for 2015. After being awarded the title in 1996, 2003, 2009, 2011 & 2014, Yorkshire’s Garden Racecourse is the first racecourse in the ‘Small North’ category to win the award in back to back years.

Visiting Ripon Races is great value for money. PLUS Under 18’s are admitted free of charge but must be accompanied by an adult. Whether you are going for a day’s racing & a nice meal with your partner, a stag or hen party with friends or a fun day out with the kids, there is something for all the family.

The 2017 season offers 17 meetings these include a selection of evening, weekends and family days. There is also a new fixture in September taking place on Monday 4th September.

Ripon Races

Ripon Races


2017 Fixtures at Ripon Races

To book online, click the event name of your choice...

Fixture Date Feature Race/Event Opens
1st Race Last Race
Thu 20 Apr Easter Fun Day 12:15 14:15 17:35
Sat 29 Apr Visit AtTheRaces.com Handicap 11:30 14:15 17:40
Fri 12 May Free Friday Night* 15:50 18:00 20:45
Sun 21 May Traditional Family Fun Day 12:00 14:00 17:10
Wed 7 Jun Evening Racing 16:30 18:35 21:05
Thu 8 Jun Afternoon Racing 12:20 14:00 17:00
Wed 21 Jun Evening Racing - Royal Ascot Week 16:30 18:50 21:20
Thu 22 Jun Ladies' Day - Royal Ascot Week 12:00 14:10 17:45
Mon 10 Jul Blues Brothers Evening 16:45 18:45 21:15
Sat 22 Jul Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival 11:30 14:05 17:20
Mon 7 Aug Children's Day 12:15 14:15 17:15
Mon 14 Aug Alice in Wonderland Family Day 12:00 14:00 17:00
Sat 19 Aug William Hill Great St Wilfrid 11:30 13:50 17:35
Mon 28 Aug Bank Holiday - Ripon Champion Two-Year Old Trophy 11:30 13:50 17:35
Tue 29 Aug Afternoon Racing 12:00 14:00 17:00
Mon 4 Sept Afternoon Racing 12:00 14:00 17:00
Sat 30 Sept Theakstons BBQ 'n' Beer Festival 11:30 14:05 17:35


*Free Entry Friday – 12th May

Don't miss your chance to go racing for free on Friday 12th May. Ripon Races are opening their gates for FREE on into the Paddock and Course Enclosures. But you need to register for your FREE place and entry into the VIP competition.

> Click here to register!


Address   Boroughbridge Rd, Ripon HG4 1UG

Phone Icon   01765 530530

website   www.ripon-races.co.uk

Facebook Icon   /ripon.racecourse

Twitter   @Ripon Races

Email Icon   info@ripon-races.co.uk

Ripon Races

Ripon Races